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Course Details in 2021/22 Session

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Module Title LH Advanced Behavioural and Experimental Economics
SchoolBirmingham Business School
Department Economics
Module Code 07 33102
Module Lead Michalis Drouvelis
Level Honours Level
Credits 20
Semester Semester 1
Pre-requisites LI Behavioural and Experimental Economics - (07 32216)
Restrictions None
Contact Hours Lecture-40 hours
Guided independent study-160 hours
Total: 200 hours
Description This module extends the behavioural and experimental economics learned at Level I. The course will discuss some of the more recent developments in behavioural and experimental economics. Students will have the opportunity to design their own experiments to test behavioural economic hypotheses. The course will also focus on the behaviour change paradigm and discuss the insights surrounding how behavioural economics can be used to influence individuals’ behaviour.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • assess behavioural economic accounts of individual and strategic decision making;
  • produce experimental designs to test behavioural economic hypotheses;
  • analyse and interpret the results of economics experiments;
  • evaluate and appraise existing behavioural economics interventions;
  • design new behaviour change interventions based on behavioural economic theory.
Assessment 33102-01 : Group Presentation : Presentation (25%)
33102-02 : Essay : Coursework (75%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Group presentation (25%),
3000-word essay (75%)
Reading List